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Antique Billiards Tables





antique billiards tables







    antique
  • made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture"

  • A collectible object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its considerable age

  • shop for antiques; "We went antiquing on Saturday"

  • old-timer: an elderly man











12/22/2003 - The Arcade




12/22/2003 - The Arcade





"The Arcade" is an old grill and sandwich shop downtown. It has been around for 50 years or so. When I was young, my dad owned a printing company just down the street from it. On Saturday mornings, I would go to work with dad and he would always take me to The Arcade for a grilled cheese sandwich and a Sun Drop. At that time, The Arcade was considered a place for 'men' only. Women didn't go inside. There are four antique billiard tables in the back. Generally, there is a game of buckboard going on an a few dollars changing hands here and there. There used to be a shoeshine chair and someone giving shoeshines for $1. It is also renouned as one of the best places in town to buy barbecue.

The Arcade closed down for a short time in the early 1990s. The owner, Daldee Hefner, was getting old and couldn't handle it himself anymore, and he could not find a buyer for the business. About a year after it closed, someone finally bought it and reopened for business. Luckily, the new owners rehired most of the people who worked there before. The food is still the same... greasy and tasty :)











The Village Green Preservation Society




The Village Green Preservation Society





"We are the Village Green Preservation Society
God save Donald Duck, Vaudeville and Variety
We are the Desperate Dan Appreciation Society
God save strawberry jam and all the different varieties
Preserving the old ways from being abused
Protecting the new ways for me and for you
What more can we do
We are the Draught Beer Preservation Society
God save Mrs. Mopp and good Old Mother Riley
We are the Custard Pie Appreciation Consortium
God save the George Cross and all those who were awarded them
We are the Sherlock Holmes English Speaking Vernacular
Help save Fu Manchu, Moriarty and Dracula
We are the Office Block Persecution Affinity
God save little shops, china cups and virginity
We are the Skyscraper Condemnation Affiliate
God save tudor houses, antique tables and billiards
Preserving the old ways from being abused
Protecting the new ways for me and for you
What more can we do
God save the Village Green."


Ray Davies












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